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The Master of the World.  A Tale of Mystery and Marvel, Verne, Jules
13441 Verne, Jules The Master of the World. A Tale of Mystery and Marvel
London Sampson Low, Marston & Co No DateCirca 1923 Reprint Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Green decorated cloth boards. Now housed in custom made glassine jacket. Previous owners name to ffep [dated 1927]. Black & white illustrations [seven plus frontispiece]. The plates are in slightly different locations to that mentioned in the list of illustrations. First published in English in 1914. Quite scarce. 250 pages One of Jules Verne's last novels. Originally published in French as "Maître du monde" in 1904 and Verne died in 1905. ID287463 
Price: 400.00 AUD
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13442 Verney, jay A MORTALITY TALE
Brisbane University of Queensland Press 2004 0702234540 / 9780702234545 Reprint Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. 192 pages Superbly written, a winner from start to finish. ID229522 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Anzio 1944 An Unexpected Fury, Verney, Peter
13443 Verney, Peter Anzio 1944 An Unexpected Fury
London B.T. Batsford Limited 1978 0713413239 / 9780713413236 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good condition in Good dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A clean and tidy copy but with wear. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Maps. Endpaper maps. 265 pages ID278211 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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Bellbird: The Story of a Country Town, Vernon, Barbara
13444 Vernon, Barbara Bellbird: The Story of a Country Town
Sydney Ure Smith 1970 0725400048 / 9780725400040 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Gift inscription to front pastedown. 246 pages Based on the ABC series. ID15628 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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13445 Vernon, Robert L.A. Justice
Colarado Springs Focus of the Family Publishing 1993 1561791245 / 9781561791248 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 254 pages Lessons from the Firestorm. The story of Rodney King, the LAPD and the now infamous bashing incident. ID265141 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Assassination in Algiers: Churchill, Roosevelt, De Gaulle, and the murder of Admiral Darlan, Verrier, Anthony
13446 Verrier, Anthony Assassination in Algiers: Churchill, Roosevelt, De Gaulle, and the murder of Admiral Darlan
London Macmillan 1990 033341439X / 9780333414392 1st Edition Hardback 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's very neat details to preliminary pages. 302 pages Christmas Eve, 1942. A twenty-year-old resistance fighter entered the office of the French High Commissioner in Algiers and fired two deadly shots at point blank range. The victim, Admiral Darlan, formerly heir-apparent to Marshal Petain, is shown in this book to have been a key player in a pivotal episode of the Second World War. Behind this act lay a conflict between Roosevelt & Churchill upon which hung the fate of France. ID83912 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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Life in the Aquarium, Vesco, Vanna Dal et al
13447 Vesco, Vanna Dal et al Life in the Aquarium
London Octopus Books Limited 1975 0706404610 / 9780706404616 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour photographs. 248 pages A colourful guide to freshwater and marine animals and aquatic plants. ID272909 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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13448 Vesey-FitzGerald, Brian About Dogs
London Faber & Faber 1963 Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good [price-clipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 79 pages An introduction to the dog as an animal not just a pet. ID250723 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Action This Day: War Memoirs of Admiral of the Fleet, Vian, Sir Philip (Admiral of the Fleet)
13449 Vian, Sir Philip (Admiral of the Fleet) Action This Day: War Memoirs of Admiral of the Fleet
London Frederick Muller Ltd. 1960 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Good condition. No dustjacket. This book has multiple flaws including faded covers, some mild foxing to edges and a faint damp stain to the outer edge of rear pastedown. Despite these it is still a very good reading copy with solid binding and clean text. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs and maps. Maps to endpapers. 223 pages Philip Vian served in both World Wars and finished his career as Admiral of the Fleet. During World War II He commanded a cruiser squadron, defended several critical convoys and led naval support at the Allied invasions of Sicily and Italy. His wartime service was completed in command of the air component of the British Pacific Fleet, with successful actions against the Japanese in Sumatra and the western Pacific. ID293050 
Price: 65.00 AUD
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13450 Vianna, Fernando de Mello (Editorial Director) The International Geographic Encyclopedia and Atlas
London Macmillan Press Ltd 1979 0333274989 / 9780333274989 Reprint Hardcover 
Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic cover. DJ chipped with closed tear on rear (2cms) - no loss. Colour and black & white illustrations. Maps to endpapers. ID232768 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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The Embroidered Garden, Vickers, Lois
13451 Vickers, Lois The Embroidered Garden
London Pyramid Books 1989 1871307732 / 9781871307733 Reprint Hardbound 
Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected ina purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour photographs and diagrams. 144pages. A collection of embroidery projects, including cushions, handkerchiefs, household linen, greeting cards, buttons and broaches with clear, full instructions and measurements. All projects inspired by different aspect of the garden. ID291742 
Price: 14.00 AUD
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Aphrodite's Hat, Vickers, Sally
13452 Vickers, Sally Aphrodite's Hat
London Fourth Estate 2010 0007371039 / 9780007371037 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 262 pages A collection of short stories which all deal with aspects of love. ID283203 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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13453 Victor, Paul-Emile Man and the Conquest of the Poles
London Hamish Hamilton 1964 1st UK Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 306 pages The story of polar exploration, from the exploits of the ancient greeks to the voyages of today's nuclear submarines. ID259124 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Art and Design in Europe and America 1800-1900, Victoria & Albert Museum
13454 Victoria & Albert Museum Art and Design in Europe and America 1800-1900
London The Herbert Press 1987 0906969735 / 9780906969731 1st Edition Hardback 
Small Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour & b/w plates. Introduction by Simon Jervis. 224pages. From the collection of London's Victoria and Albert Museum ID10042 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Bohemian Glass Victoria and Albert Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum; Introduction by Dr Libuse Uresova
13455 Victoria and Albert Museum; Introduction by Dr Libuse Uresova Bohemian Glass Victoria and Albert Museum
London Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1965 1st Edition Softcover 
Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. Spine edges a little rubbed. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Introduction by Dr Libuse Uresover. Previous owner's details to half-title page. 18 pages plus 45 pages of plates Issued in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name. All of the pieces shown in the book belong to the Museum of Industrial Art in Prague. ID200748 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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13456 Vidal, P. Riera Toledo
Barcelona Ediciones Savir 1985 1st Edition Softcover 
Octavo Size. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Translated by Bruce Laurie unpaginated ID235497 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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13457 Vidler, Alec R. A Century of Social Catholicism 1820-1920
London S.P.C.K. 1969 Softcover 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Previous owner's name to the title page and Preface page. A little foxing to upper corner of half-title page. Crease to lower rear corner. xii, 171 pages ID264338 
Price: 10.00 AUD
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Energy Policy in America Since 1945: A Study of Business-Government Relations, Vietor, Richard H.
13458 Vietor, Richard H. Energy Policy in America Since 1945: A Study of Business-Government Relations
Cambridge Cambridge University Press 1984 0521266580 / 9780521266581 1st Edition Hardback 
Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. 363 pages Looks at energy policy in USA from 1945 until the 1980, divided into three periods. I. 1945-1958 - the shift from wartime scarcity to super-excess capacity; II. 1959-1968 - a decade of stasis in energy policy; III. 1969 -1980 - adjustment to a new era of scarcity. ID2329 
Price: 30.00 AUD
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L'Évolution Du Matériel Moteur Et Roulant Des Chemins De Fer De L'État Des origines [1867 à 1878] au rachat de la Compagnie de l'Ouest [1909] et à la S.N.C.F. [1938], Vilain, Lucien Maurice
13459 Vilain, Lucien Maurice L'Évolution Du Matériel Moteur Et Roulant Des Chemins De Fer De L'État Des origines [1867 à 1878] au rachat de la Compagnie de l'Ouest [1909] et à la S.N.C.F. [1938]
Paris Editions Dominique Vincent, Freal & Cie 1967 1st Edition [Assumed] Softcover 
Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Good+ condition. Light wear to edges and corners. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs Line Drawings and Maps. Text is in French. 383 pages The Evolution Of Engines, Equipment and Rolling Stock of the State Railway. From the beginnings [1867-1878 ] to the take over of the Western Company [ 1909 ] and SNCF [1938]. ID283406 
Price: 55.00 AUD
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Les Locomotives de l'Est et de l'Alsace-Lorraine [Les Machines a Vapeur Francaises Volume 1], Villedieu, Georges
13460 Villedieu, Georges Les Locomotives de l'Est et de l'Alsace-Lorraine [Les Machines a Vapeur Francaises Volume 1]
Auray, France Editions Loco Revue 1982 2903651051 / 9782903651053 1st thus Softcover 
Oblong Small Quarto Size [approx 30x21cm]. Very Good condition - Card Covers. Covers slightly rubbed. Black & white plans. Text in French. 96 pages The French steam engines : Volume 1. Compendium plans in 1/87 scale. ID285137 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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